Arnou Cafe & Gourmet Burger Bar 

Cafe by Day, Burger Bar by Night!

Overlooking the stunning scenery of Sheephaven Bay on Donegal's Wild Atlantic Way, Arnou is the perfect place to enjoy a catch up with family and friends. Open every day from 9.30am, the cafe serves a popular breakfast and lunch menu until 5pm alongside a delicious selection of home baked treats and freshly baked scones. 


You can view our daytime cafe menu here

From 5pm in the evening Arnou transforms into one of Dunfanaghy's most popular casual dining spots offering a delicious Gourmet Burger Menu which you can view here 


Arnou is also fully licensed to serve a selection of beers, wine, spirits and cocktails. Why not enjoy a pre or post burger beer or cocktail while you watch the sun go down over Horn Head...simply magical!

Please note Arnou does not take advance bookings. We operate a waiting list system and aim to seat all our guests as quickly as possible. Should you have to wait for a short time in the evening you can do so in Arnolds Bar next door where you can enjoy a drink at your leisure. We will contact you there when your table is ready. We also offer outdoor seating and table service should you wish to stop by with your four legged friend! 

Tel: +353 (0)74 9136208 or email cafearnou@arnoldshotel.com 

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